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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

2–4 May 2018

International Conference on Geology and Earth Sciences

Rome, Italy

See conference website

7–9 May 2018

5th Polar Prediction Workshops

Montreal, Canada

Contact: Amélie Bouchat <>

10–19 May 2018

2nd SCAR Summer School on Polar Geodesy

Ladozhskoe Ozero, Russia

See school website

14–17 May 2018

1st Tvärminne Polar Microbes Symposium

Helsinki, Finland

Contact: Eeva Eronen-Rasimus <>
See symposium information and Google Form

20–24 May 2018

Japan Geophysical Union Meeting

Tokyo, Japan

See meeting website

29 May–9 June 2018

Arctic Field Summer School 2018: Arctic Coastal Environments in Rapid Transition

Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska, USA

For US-based graduate students only
Contact: Tohru Saito <(>

3–8 June 2018

**International Symposium on Timescales, Processes and Ice Sheet Changes

Buffalo, NY, USA

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Beáta Csathó, University at Buffalo, NY, USA <>

4–9 June 2018

28th IAHR Symposium on Ice

Vladivostok, Russia

Contact: Tatiana Uvarova <>

5–9 June 2018

75th Eastern Snow Conference

College Park, Maryland, USA

See conference website

5–15 June 2018

University of Alaska, Fairbanks: Fifth International Summer School in Glaciology

McCarthy, Alaska, USA

See school website

11–12 June 2018

Ice Sheet System Model Sea-Level Workshop

University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, USA

See workshop website

15–26 June 2018

POLAR2018 – the SCAR and IASC/ASSW Conference

15 - 18 June SCAR and IASC/ASSW Business & Satellite Meetings
19 - 23 June SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference
24 - 26 June SCAR Delegates Meeting & 2018 Arctic Observing Summit

Davos, Switzerland

See conference website
Contact: Anja Schilling Hoyle, conference manager <>

23–24 June 2018

Permafrost Young Researcher Network Workshop

Chamonix, France

See EUCOP website

24–26 June 2018

Arctic Observing Summit 2018

Davos, Switzerland

See conference website
Contact: Ravi Sankar<>

23 June–1 July 2018

5th European Conference on Permafrost (EUCOP 2018)

Chamonix, France

See conference website

16 July 2018

NSGG Postgraduate Research Symposium 2018

Leeds, UK

See flyer

7–11 August 2018

CANQUA/AMQUA 2018: Crossing borders in the Quaternary
Joint meeting of the Canadian and American Quaternary Associations

Ottawa, Canada

Session S8. The Relict Permafrost Environment. Conveners: Trevor Porter, Denis Lacelle <>, Duane Froese

See conference website

13–17 August 2018

CESM (Community Earth System Model) Polar Modeling Workshop

Boulder, Colorado, USA

See workshop website

13–18 August 2018

Training school: Glaciers, moraines and climate: identifying, dating and extracting paleoclimate data from evidence of past glacier change

Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

See school website

3–6 September 2018

32nd Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP) Workshop

Centre Paul-Langevin, Aussois, France

See workshop website

3–7 September 2018

UArctic Congress 2018

Oulu, Finland

See congress website

4–5 September 2018

**International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

Contact: Anna Le Brocq <>
Registration and abstract submission and further detail can be accessed on the local website

7–8 September 2018

Northwest Glaciologists Meeting

Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Contact: Martin Truffer <>

10–12 September 2018

2018 UK Antarctic Science Conference

Durham, UK

See conference website

10–14 September 2018

15th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium (ICRSS)

Potsdam, Germany

See symposium website

11–22 September 2018

Karthaus course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

Contact: Johannes Oerlemans <>
See Karthaus course website

16–19 September 2018

WAIS Workshop

Stony Point, New York, USA

Contact: Betsy Sheffield <>

16–20 September 2018

Thwaites Glacier Program meeting

Stony Point, New York, USA

Contact: Betsy Sheffield <>

24–29 September 2018

Symposium: 25 years of Progress in Radar Altimetry

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores (Portugal)

Contact: Jérôme Benveniste <>

24–29 September 2018

Symposium: Polar Regions and Cryosphere in the Context of Global Warming

Sochi, Russia

See the First Circular

7–12 October 2018

22nd International Snow Science Workshop

Innsbruck, Austria

See workshop website

9–11 October 2018

2nd Arctic Biodiversity Congress

Rovaniemi, Finland

See congress website
Contact: CAFF <>

17–19 October 2018

2018 Polar CORDEX meeting

Warsaw, Poland

See meeting website
Contact: Marzena Osuch <>

24–26 October 2018

*International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting
Hosted and organised by the Arctic Centre / University of Lapland

The Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland

See the local meeting website
Contact: Rupert Gladstone <>

25–26 October 2018

International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Global Change: The Antarctic, Arctic and Tibetan Plateau

Wuhan, China

First Circular as PDF

3–5 April 2019

International Symposium on Mitigation Measures against Snow Avalanches and Other Rapid Gravity Mass Flows

Siglufjörður, Iceland

First Circular as PDF

Symposium website:

12–17 May 2019

**International Symposium on Erosion and Sedimentation

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Neal Iverson <>

16–21 June 2019

**International Symposium on Five Decades of Radioglaciology

Stanford, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Dustin Schroeder <>

9–16 July 2019

International Association of Cryospheric Sciences meeting
at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Contact: Andrew Mackintosh <>

18–26 August 2019

**International Symposium on Sea Ice

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
David Barber University of Manitoba <>

22–27 September 2019

**International Symposium Science and Mitigation of Snow, Avalanches and
Glacier Mountain Hazards

Including: GLOFs, Glacier Collapse, Ice Avalanches, Debris Flow and other Mountain Hazards

Manali, India

Contact: Secretary General, IGS

Late August/early September​ 2020

**International Symposium on Ice Stream Dynamics

Durham, UK

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Chris Stokes <>

Summer 2021

**International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean

La Jolla, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Helen Amanda Fricker <>

September 2021

**International International Symposium on Southern Hemisphere Glaciers under Pressure: subglacial lakes, subaquatic environments, calving glaciers and climate

Valdivia, Chile

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Andrés Rivera, Centro de Estudios Cientificos,

June 2022

**International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

Juneau, Alaska, USA

Topics – more to be added:
– tidewater glaciers
– mass balance and run-off from maritime glaciers
– impacts on marine ecosystems

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Jason Amundson <>